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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT" LIEUT. AMIDI MAKES WILlli APPEAL FOR mm COMFORIS "The most wonderful fighting nia- ot the splendid, work of the Field's v-hine the world has ever seen,' was Liteutv Arnoldl's description o� the Canadian fighting forces. Lieut, Arnoldl prefaced her talk on the Field's Coniitorts Commission last iiight wiUi glowing pVaise ot the Canadian forces overeeas. "Thongh Cau-fidiah papers are full of the deeds ot these lieroes, the half has not been told," said Uieul, Arnoldi. "and the British papers far exceed the Canadian in praise of -Ibe Canadians," It is acknowledged by experts that there is nof a peer to the Canndian corps among the fighting armies. They have shown  wonderful initiative, trench raids were invented by the Caiiiadians. tliey have been leaders in machine gunnery .and have excelled in the various departments in which they have been placed. Lieut. Arnoldi then went on to tell Comforts Comniission in which she has been actively engaged for over three years. The work is divided into various departments. In the unpacking department a record is kepi by the card index system of all the parcels received from Canada, and are divided into tliro�? classes ui those for general distribution, if) tltose which forwarded and which, if thoy as others, and how very welcome lo-bacVo is Willi the Canadian soldiers who do not like Knglish makes. How Comforts Are Handled In the packing room the supplies from France are handled, and the comforts are sent to the men as o.uick. ly as possible, A constant stream of comforts goes over to the men. to those in the front line, who receive three times as much as others, to the comnumication lines and to the base. The dreary monotony and discomforts of the trenches jnakes it very hard for the men and a" change from this monotony is iuTOluablo in keeping up their morale and spirits. Bales of all sorts arc constantly being sent filled with various articles such as socks, shirt*, towels, handkerchiefs, toothpaste, soap, brushes, helmets, candles, cookers, soup tablets, cocoa, chocolate, gum, cigarettes, tobacco. THE LETHBi THURSDAY, are to b are ot the correct w(\ight are sent on i magazines." cards, cake, tinned fruit immediately. Cv)'the repacking of box-1 and vegetables, etc. Bo.\es are also es. in which those which are over-jsent to medical offices Avith suitable weight must be repacked. Miss^Vr-1 supjilies. and to chaplains. Requests noldi adnsed that bo.xes be sent ot \ that are received from officers tor cer- corrpct weight for unless this is done there will of necessity be delay in forwarding theui, and correct weights tain articles are immediately forward ed. and requests from men are also rcsponfted to. They are sent at once would greatly reduce the work in this j and witli as little red tape as possible, department. The speaker also told of, This iiorsonal touch is a great factor how they had charge of the totacco, ,, the sending of parcels. There is of the Canadian tobacco fund as well ' SUPT. C. A. COTTERELL, Formerly in charge of the Lethbridge -Bivislon of the C I'.K.. who has won promotion. Captains of Districts Nunied-Paliiptic Societies Offer Their Services : >:>: > > : o BANK CLEARINGS : ? > ? ? ? > > : ? : : : ? :! Bnn,k cleartnfes tor the week ending today woi-e $gl4,2B7 as' against �1,�58,890 for the cor-rosjiondlug week a year ago. /-^ THE FOOT TOGGERY SHOES FOR ALL AGES A SNUG FITTING, COMFORTABLE AS WELL AS SERVICEABLE SHOE IS A COMBINATION LAST. This shoe is one width narrower in the waist and. two widths narrower in the heel than in the ball of foot. This keeps your heel from rolling around and foot from sliding forward. It makes the foot more comfortable, A8K TO SEE THEM, WE HAVE THEM FOR MEN AND WOMEN W. J. NELSON & Co. SHERLOCK BUILDING Peps willlalre you relief.' Simply dissolve a Peps tablet In your mouth. Your breath carries the medicinal Pine vapor, which Is released, to all parts of the throat, nasal and air passages, where a Uqtiid medicine could not possibly' reach. This vapor de-litroys -all germs with which it comes In contact, soothes and heals the inflamed membranes anc* fortifies you against coughs, cold,., sore throat, bronchitis and grippe. Peps contain absolutely no harmful drugs and are therefore the safest iremedy for children. tSal ' �r Article, write across it the name and date of this paper, and mail it (with Ic. stamp to pay return postage) to Peps Co., Toronto. A free trial packet will then be sent you. All druggists and stores sell Peps, .'iOc.boz. You'll Do Belter atTeeple's Q D You can furnish your home beautifully at a very reasonable cost from our large stocks bought before the recent increases in price. Come in and we will prove it to you, and you will enjoy a visit to our store. English Overstuffed Chairs " , A large' comfortable arm rocker, covered with an extra good grade of wool tapestry, spring up-loi.-tcred seat with floss-filled cushion. Spring edge and back, mahogany legs. Width (*7 CA 36 inches, depth 38 inches. Price ... DI Dv Tapestry Arm Rocker' Big comfortable chair. Doubly stuffed, spring edge seat, back and arras, loose cushions upholstered in the best grade ot tapestry. If you need a fine, big roomy chair ihat will give comfort and seivice, get one of these. Remember these are qualify chairs. Rocker $59.50 Chair $58.50 Leather Upholstered Overstuffed Chair This big overstuffed chair has comfort written in every line/ Made perfectly plain, without lultinf.', easily cleaned, no tufts to clean. Full spring seat with silk floss filled loose cushion. 29 Inches wide, 34 'inches deep. Spring back, well padded arms. It is a large roomy chair covered in genuine leather (guaranteed). At.................... $50.00 Rocker to match....... $50.00 CHINA CABINETS Made of selected,quartered oak, fumed fini.sli; fitted with bent glass sides and large gla�s dpor. interior equipped with five shelves, grooved for plates, neatly designed and trimmed, well finisli-ed and mounted on easy running AA castors.............................. o\Jm\j\3 FUMED OAK BUFFET Here is a practical buffet at a .small price. \ plain neat design'easily dusted. Made ot solid oak in rich fumed finish. Length 44 inches. Two silver drawers, one lined, double door cupboard and Jarge linen drawer. Absolutely 'guaranteed plate onr,.'�'';......:...................32.00 EXTENSION TABLES These are made of selected quarter cut oak. in fumed finish, equipped with 45 inch top, easy running lathe slides, deep rim. heavy pedestal base with wide spreading legs and feet mounted on castors. Full 6-foot extension. qq LADIES'DESK Beautiful White iSnamel Ladies' Desk, nicely finished throughout. 27 inches .-.vide, IG inches deep by 40 inches high, large roomy desk with lot* of elbow room, ha.s nice size drawer with lock. A design most pleasng for your daughtBr's bedroom at the very low j j KITCHEN CABINET Solid oak case, golden finisli, white enamel interior; has meial top, is equipped with glass spice, lea, coffee and'sugar contaiper,s. It is fitted with all metal bread bo.^ (mouse proof), full size flour bin with sifter. One of the most complete kitchen cabinets on the market. At ^2 qq DIXIE RAG RUGS Extra well made 5-ply warp, all new calico filling. .Size 27.\54. in sojt shades of blue, pink with fancy borders to match. .Specially priced, J y J MISSION LmRARY TABLES  :\Iade ot solid oak throughout. fini,';hed fumf.'d. Top :ifi.x4t intJiGs, witli nice siiie underf.helf. 'ly^ inch eiquare legs. Table is fitted with easy running drawer with solid brass drop handle. Tliis is a real good lool^ing library table, �t " I Q I?A price you can afford.....'............. lO�DU COCOA MATS HEAVY QUALITY COCOA^^MATS 14x24, special at..........$1.50 16x27, special at $2.00 18x28, special at...... .. $2.50 very little abuse of by the men. Miss ,\rnoldi does noi .idviso sending l-only through the roiiuisition of officer,?. This t'^eid's Comforts Commission undertook to get the names of lonely soldiers who did not receive many parcels and letters and have a list of over .-.,000 name.', Fnoh of these men got a parcel addressed individually and these were inucli appreciated. The office work is of a ver? high plane, taking chargi' of the correspondence and the money sent, and is most efficientlv organized. All Comforts. Used ' Regardiiig rumors tliat the comrorts were left lying on ilu' docks Miss Arnoldi most emphatic.tUy contradicted [his. They are carti'iiUy attended to and of the thousands of tons of supplies going every day, little goes astray. The shipmoiits are acknowledged and checked before beiug sent across and are again checked and acknowledged upon lauding at FYance, and again aclcnowiedged by tiie recipients. Of the supplies that go over 709r of the acknowledgement forms which are enclosed, are returned. Of the 6,731 packages sent to Canadian forces in one year, only ,'0 went as-tra, IS of wAiich were traced and delivered and 27 were wionglv disposed ot. Send Them Christmas Parcels Lieut. Arnoldi emphasized how-much Christmas ijareels mean to the men as well as letters. This year the men are to be sent a daintiy wrapped lb. cake ot chocolate and the purchasing of these will be done in Canada. The Comniission would like to have a guarantee from various societies in order that a regular monthly order for these supplies may be left I with these firms. --II-|! Lieut. Arnoldi gave a splendid de-^3J15J: scription of the bai;Iefie!ds in France, ! and of the wonderful order that prevails there. She also told in glowing terms of the work of the women in England in almost every activity: ot the V. A. D.'s. ine W. A. A. C.'s. the Wrens, and the various societies including the Red Cross. "In addition , to England sending men to battle-\ fronts, Great Britain, has now undertaken to clothi- 2 /nillion .^nferican soldiers," said .Miss Arnoldi. "She has borne the brum of tlie war since the beginning and said nothing. We do not know what sacrifice means in Canada." The Field Comforts Commission also has charge of tfee personal parcels which are heVe sorted, packed and j sent to France. Those being sent to ; men in Knglaiul are necessarily de- ( layed as the address of tbe recipient ; must be first ascertained before the { parcel is forwarded. The constant \ I touch of ilip men with Uie locality j .j from whicli tht-y come'will fflean much ; 'i after !!;e war. , I Advice Re Overseas Parcels Lieut, .\rnoldi gave some very prac tical advice it-garding overseas parcels, which from her wide experience ! would prove uf viUue to those sending ' parcels. Thfy consisted mostly of "don'ts." Don't put ill taffy as in going over it melts with the heat. Don't put salted peanuts.in packages as tlie oii >oaks through and also I makes the parrel hot, ;' Don't put gum in without wrapping i it carefully as the odor permeates the parcel. " Don't put .^oap in Without' careful wrapping for the same reason. Don't put in i:ocoa without carefully wrapping as ilie lids come off. Don't put till! parcel in tin boxes ;' as they often lireak, the contents are I mashed up ami broken edges injure 1 other parcels Bought overseas box-i es .ire advised', and if the parcel is j sewn in cotton the address will not 1 be lost. j .\i the conclusion a heafty vote of I thanks v.-as luovml by Mrs. H. Bentley. j Geoffrey Waildington gave some very I excellent violin selections prior to the ! lecture, .Mrs. ,1 x, Ritchie was in the I chair. There wlis a full attendance at the meeting of the Victory Loan committee last night and some important business was transacted, A monster parade- has been jplanned'^for the atter-nooii of the 28tli, the opening day ot the campaign, fuller details of which will be announcetl later. tOffers ot assistance were redeived from both chapters ot the I. 0. D. E. and tlie'Red Cross society.VjMnny prominent biisl-nesB men have also offered their services,-  Men - of Military Age Must Secure Permission From The Military Before any male citizen of Caniida between the ascs of IS and 45 can go across the linn he must secure a passport vised by the mllt(ary uutliorl-ties, according to a new ruling by the immigration authorities. Authority for the'granting of pass ports to men of military age must be  secured'from .the military hcadqunr-District No.,1, Captain James Har-I (erg of the district In which tho nppli- Languagc of Instriiction in Eng;-lisli Thougli Geunan Taught After Schoohflours Following isva list of the different districts with the captain.-i of each one: ris. Distirict Xo.- 2, Captain E. C. Crnn stoun.  District Mo. 3. Captain Miirt Mc Mahon. DisU-ict No. 4. Captain D. E. Harris. District No. 5, Captain ... A. Ains-worth. Bistfict No. 6, Captain J. McD. Da-vidm)n. Distritit No. 7, Captain Geo. Stacoy. District No. 'S. Captain E. C. Mc-Kenzie. District No. 9. Captain H. J. H. Skeith District No. 10. Captain F. E. Spoo-ner. District No. 11. Captain D. R. Yates. Committee for special subscrii)tion.s, John Horne chairman. G. B. McKay, W. ~A. Buchanan,. S. J. Shepherd, Geo. Green and D. R. Yates. ^ Speakers committee: C. F. P. Cony-beare chairman. D. Ji. Elton. W. D. L. Hardie, W. A. Buchanan. S. J. Shepherd. Canon McMillen, C. F. Ja-mieson. W. V. Poapst, W. S. Ball and S. S. Dunham. Publicity committee. D. H. Elton i cfiXiX resides. . In Alberta application will have to-be made to Military District No. 13. Calgary. The permit with pUitos attached, proof ot nationality and birth cevtiti-cate nitist In all. cases accompany the application, where endorsation will be made on the back of the permit. In the ciise of married men cerMti-cTte of marriage or extract from marriage register must accompany the application. Jn the case of aliens and neutrals, they must furnish the military with a certificate of birth stamped with tho consular seal ot their country. Or their passport from their country of birth �duly stamped by their consul. chairmah, W. A. R. Cocq and Joho Torrance. Advertising committee, the Rotary Club. All committees are asked to got busy immediately, .\fter Tuesday, the executive w-ill lueet every- uight at Hie committee rooms. The much heralded "scape about the German �ohoi>lr�t-, Raymond has turned out to be a.yhry mild affair after �ll, In the ofiinlon of education officials. , Deputy Minister of Education John Rots, In company with Inspector Morgan, this wef>k made a thorough inve�tlflation and states that the school is being conducted in entire accordance with ^he rules lal(i down by ttie department of education. The German text books that. It is true, wfre found,, were being used In Instruction after school ' hours, bdt as far' at can be learned, the department cannot fhter-fere with this; Your Boy atthe front NEEDS ^mBuk PUT IT IN EVERY PARCEL WO MORE ESCAPE FREIGHT PREPAID L.C.TEEPLE QUALITY FURNITURE 5]|i H 612 Fourth Avenue South A DOMINION BLOCK Escapes from the ri'ovincial jail here am coniing to be quite tho rage. Following up on. Matthews' getaway comes the news that this morning in the cold gray dawn. Jack Johnson and Clayton Nciis scaled the 12 foot wall and have not yvouDd in the )eft arm. .Veils is 26 years, weighs 146 pounds and is about 5 ft. S inches ill height, lie is dark coiaplexioncd and is a brukeman by trade, lie is doing 12 months'lfere' for burglary at .Mcdii-ini' lial. I'robably 1,1^? iSS;._r�Tiat"the worthy ward'tn. Dr. Itivers, "is out of town. a hospi-lalitv u\ the iiistitli-Uea �9 IWiliy abused. Top coats ot distinction ulster and overcoat showing for fall and winter 1918-19 Command respect and attention from those who aim to dress well. Price $25.? Yes and upi to $100. The price you pay is governed by what you get,, correct value and fit assured. These coats areonlj/sold by Fashion-Craft shopSo LOUIS KEEL LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA ( 4484 10 72 34159?48 16094? 09 ;